Snagit Themes 2022

Maintain a consistent style in the annotations, arrows, text, and other tools used across your images for a project, website, or within your organization.

tutorial

In this tutorial:

Create and share a theme based on a selected color palette and fonts for your project, organization, or style guide. Snagit automatically generates Quick Styles based on the theme to help maintain a consistent style.

Create a Theme

  1. In Snagit Editor, click to select a tool.
    Snagit Editor Toolbar
  2. The tool properties open.
    • Windows: Click the Theme dropdown and select the New Theme option.
    • Mac: Click the Gear icon icon and select the New Theme option.
  3. The New Theme dialog appears. Click a Color dropdown to select colors to use to automatically generate Quick Styles for the theme.
    New theme creator dialog
    • Click to select a preset or color from the palette.
    • Enter a HEX or RGB value into the field.
    • Click the Eyedropper button and then click to select a color from anywhere on the screen.
  4. Click the Plus icon to add another color. Continue until you have added the desired theme colors.
    Tip: It is recommended to select 4-8 colors for generating the new theme.
  5. Click the Font tab and select a desired font from the dropdown.
    Font tab in Theme dialog
  6. Click the checkbox to enable or disable shadows for tools.
    Drop shadow checkbox
  7. Enter a descriptive name in the Theme name field.
  8. Click the Create button.
    Snagit automatically generates a set of Quick Styles based on the colors selected. The new theme is available in most tools.

To edit individual Quick Styles in the theme, see Quickly Access Favorite Styles and Tools.
Theme example

Edit a Theme

  1. In Snagit Editor, click to select a tool.
    Toolbar
  2. The tool properties open.
    • Windows: In the Theme dropdown, click the Gear icon icon next to the theme and select Edit.
      Edit windows theme option
    • Mac: Click the Gear icon icon and select Edit.
      Edit mac theme option
  3. The Edit Theme dialog appears. Complete the desired edits.
  4. Click Save.
IMPORTANT
Editing a theme overwrites your existing Quick Styles in the theme. To maintain your existing styles, you can edit the Quick Styles individually. See Quickly Access Favorite Styles and Tools.

Export a Theme

Export and share a theme to maintain consistency throughout visuals in a project, website, or throughout your organization.

  1. In Snagit Editor, click to select a tool.
    Toolbar
  2. The properties for the selected tool appear in the Properties panel on the right-side of Snagit Editor.
    • Windows: In the Theme dropdown, click the Gear icon icon next to the theme and select Export.
      Export windows theme option
    • Mac: Click the Gear icon icon and select Export Theme.
      Export mac theme option
  3. Choose a location and enter a file name. Click Save.

Snagit saves the theme as a SNAGTHEME file. You can send the file to others to import into Snagit.

You must have Snagit Windows version 13.1 or later or Snagit Mac version 4.1 or later installed to import a theme.

Import a Theme

  1. In Snagit Editor, click to select a tool.
    Toolbar
  2. The properties for the selected tool appear in the Properties panel on the right-side of Snagit Editor.
    • Windows: Click the Theme dropdown and select Import.
      Import windows theme option
    • Mac: Click the s2020-themegear.png icon and select Import.
      Import mac theme option
  3. Browse to select the SNAGTHEME file and click Open.

Snagit adds the theme to the list of available themes.

Download a Theme

Pre-made themes are available for download from the TechSmith Assets website. See Download TechSmith Assets for Snagit.